Course Details

GISG 110 Introduction to Mapping and Geographic Information Systems

2.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours lab, 3 units
Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option

Description: This course is a practical study of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Emphasis is placed on the use of ArcGIS software to map, analyze, and model geographic information relevant to fields such as forestry, economics, cartography, city planning, and health. Topics include map making, GIS data creation and management, and map projections and coordinate systems. This course is designed for students majoring in geographic information systems and professionals in the field who want to update their skills.